§ Mr. Key
This question relates to operational matters of the Highways Agency. I have asked the chief executive, Mr. Lawrie Haynes to write to the hon. Member.
Letter from Lawrie Haynes to Mr. Harry Cohen, dated 18 July 1994:I have been asked to respond to your recent Parliamentary Question requesting a breakdown of the cost of employing Bray's Detective Agency (Southampton) to gather evidence of trespass on the M3 construction site near Winchester.
The information is as follows:
£ Collection and processing of evidence 204,490.70 Travel and subsistence expenses 4,536.30 Equipment and other expenses 5,229.10 VAT 37,400.27 Total 251,656.37